Experience Bioluminescence - Walk down to our dock in the dark, dip your toes in the water and prepare to be amazed!! http://ocean.si.edu/bioluminescence
Please get in touch with us ahead of time to help you arrange tours or diving.
You have a couple options:
Option 1 - Meals for Purchase at the resort. The meals will includes breakfast, lunch and dinner during your stay. The menu will be from vegetables grown from our garden & locally sourced ingredients with the focus on West Coast / Canadian fare.
Option 2 - Bring your own food - If you are renting a cabin you have the option to bring your own food or purchase meals at the resort. We are not equipped to have you bring your own food if staying at a tent or yurt at this time.
Option 3 ? make your own pizza?s in the evening in a wood fired oven. Making 8? pizzas (gluten free dough available) is a fun way to socialize and make creative meals together.
Please feel free to bring your own.
Please note: we are off grid and do not have an ice maker at the resort at this time. Feel free to bring a cooler and ice with you or we can arrange ice for you with advance notice.
No. Please do not store food or snacks in tents or yurts as it will attract insects and animals. All food should be stored in the Hub kitchen or a cabin kitchen. This includes snacks, candy, chips, chocolate, granola bars etc.
Cabin 1 has a full kitchen with stove, fridge, counter space for food prep, large dinning table as well as a BBQ on the deck.
Cabin 2 has a coffee / tea area, large dinning table and BBQ outside on the deck. If staying at Cabin 2 you are welcome to store food in your cooler or we can provide you fridge space at the Hub.
In addition, the resort has 6 BBQ's available to our guests. We also have a wood burning pizza oven and a commercial kitchen which is operated by our kitchen staff but if you want to create your own wood burning pizza master piece our staff will be happy to assist.
No. Linens, bath and beach towels are provided, you do not need to bring your own.
If you are renting our Kayaker's / SUP Special and paddling in with your own sleeping bag and don?t require linen?s please indicate at the time of booking.
Please bring your swimsuits, hat, sunglasses, sweater / layers for evening, rain jacket in case of rainy weather and your toothbrush! We also recommend you bring water shoes.
We will have the following at the resort: sunscreen, mosquito repellent, bear spray, flashlights, shampoo / conditioner / body wash / toilet paper & linens.
Yes, High-speed wireless internet access is available at the Hub and Cabins but maybe a bit far to reach all the Wilderness Tents and Yurts.
Even though you have left civilization in reality, you can still keep in touch virtually. (though you likely will not want to! )
Please note: telephone calling is limited to internet (ie Whatsapp, Skype) calling at this time.
We require a minimum two night stay during spring / summer and 5 days during off season. However, a caution from previous guests? ?we wish we had planned to stay longer ? leave plenty of time for this stop on your vacation??
Certainly. We will help you pick a day and time with best views of the rapids at their highest flow or ebb, and help you arrange a water taxi to and from Egmont for the hike.
You can fish off the dock with equipment available on site or we can arrange a half to full day fishing trip. Some of the best fishing is right in front of the resort! Remember you will need a BC Fishing license.
Yes! If you are a diver, we can help you arrange for a group. Dive locations include the sunken ship Chaudierre, Tzoonie Narrows and Agammemnon Channel/Skookumchuck.
Yes! The Wilderness Resort and Retreat is an excellent staging area for your paddle adventure. You can paddle the: Sechelt Inlet, Skookumchuk Rapids, Hotham Sound, Tillicum Bay to Nine Mile Point or even down the Salmon & Narrows Inlets. We can help arrange a guide or let you know of upcoming training sessions in the area.